Bowl of Pork and Sauerkraut

Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut

This is hands down the BEST Pork and Sauerkraut recipe ever! Succulent, tender pork is flavored with sauerkraut that has been sweetened with apples. This Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut is incredibly easy to make and delicious to eat. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: German
Keyword: Pork and Sauerkraut, Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 3 pound pork loin trimmed of excess fat
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound sauerkraut
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 apple sliced
  • 1 cup apple juice


  • Liberally season the pork loin with salt and pepper on all sides. 
  • Heat oil in large skillet or dutch oven. Sear pork loin on all sides, 2-3 minutes per side. 
  • Add seared pork to slow cooker. 
  • Pour in apple juice. 
  • Place onions, apples, and garlic around pork loin. Top with sauerkraut. 
  • Place lid on slow cooker and cook for 4-5 hours on high or 8-10 hours on low. 
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 460mg20%
Potassium 808mg23%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 10.8mg13%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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